Under general direction of the Facility Winemaker, this position will coordinate & review all activities of the wine cellar & quality assurance lab. Responsible for maintaining quality of bulk inventory. Will manage day-to-day functions of Carneros Hills Wineryfor all brands, maintain records for all internal wine movements & assist in the development of procedural & quality control manuals. Responsible for hiring, training, counseling, discipline, safety & evaluation of assigned staff.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities (but not limited to)
Design & implement experimental lots, coordinate analysis to substantiate results.
Create daily work list and work orders to fulfill BATFdocument requirements.
Oversee daily cellar operation for Carneros Hills Winery, and Custom Clients to meet production requirements & schedules.
Oversee bottling operations at Carneros Hills Winery.
Oversee lab and develop lab personnel.
Responsible for quality control oversight of both lab & cellar functions.
Supervise daily cellar operations with Cellar Master to assure quality standards are met.
Assist in maintenance of safety program with Safety Manager.
Participate in the blending decisions for all brands made at Carneros Hills Winery.
Development of ongoing wine making procedures.
Manage the maintenance of wine maker database.
Work orders & inventory control for the facility.
Oversee hiring & training of harvest personnel.
 Operation & coordination of blend trials.
Maintain chemical SDS.
Supervision of night shift as needed.
Requires BS Degree in Enology, Viticulture or related. Must have 4-6 years' of "hands-on" wine production experience. Supervisory & winery experience is required. Must have intermediate WORD & EXCEL skills. Understanding of costing & inventory preferred. This position requires a highly motivated individual who is organized, detail oriented and able to work independently as well as a member of a team.